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Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
the resignation of cia director patras. general john allen is now under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> she is the same woman who got harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. she was allegedly having an affair with. former director of the cia says patraeus needed to step down. >> i think he took the right steps. and i think it's important when you're director or the cia with all of the challenges that face you in that position that personal integrity comes first and formost. >> searched the home of patraeus's alleged mistress. lingering questions about whether she had access to sensitive information. >> just days after patraeus resigned, the washington post is saying president obama wants john brenan to take his place. the post is reporting that the president wants senator john kerry to serve as the defense secretary despite his desire to serve as secretary of state. insiders say that position would likely go to u.s. ambassador susan rice. >>> law makers are returning to capitol hill after the election season break. and they h
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
massive tax hike for wealthy americans and republican house speaker john boehner now open to raising taxes in other ways. but he told abc news that tax rates should remain where they are. >> on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem, and trying to secure our entitlement program. >> reporter: most economists agree that reforming entitlement programs like medicare, medicaid and social security is necessary, but it would involve a grand bargain. it could take months or years to get that done. the deadline for congress just over seven weeks from now. if these cuts take effect, a congressional budget office report says unemployment could climb to above 9%. some entitlement programs such as social security and medicaid are exempt, but just about everything else is on the table. back to you. >> sherri ly, thank you. >> going over the fiscal cliff threatens to impact each and every one of us. how likely is a compromise? what are hill watchers hearing about the fiscal cliff? we'll find out when ed o'k
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Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
from petraeus' mitt trespass paula broadwell. the fbi uncovered the e-mails between kelly and john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. tony? >>> thank you. whether they've been forced out or leaving voluntarily, leaders in business, government, sports, and even entertainment can face an awkward transition when they step down. while it's unclear how david petraeus' departure will affect the cia, others in the spotlight have managed to leave on top. joining us now is david heenan, a visiting professor at georgetown university, and author of the brand-new book, "leaving on top graceful exits for leaders" which is being published today. welcome to the show. boy, probably could not have picked a better week for this book to come out. >> a lot going on. lance armstrong not that long ago, lockheed president just resigned under almost the same circumstances. >> yeah. frequently we look at these situations and we think, my goodness, i don't know what i would do in that situation. it can be very difficult making it transition, whether you're under scandal or not. talk a little bit about
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
john allen is the commander of nato forces. live on capitol hill. doug, what is going on? >> good morning. this is a long list of characters and we'll go through them quickly. this is general john allen, the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan. he is accused of engaging in inappropriate e-mail exchanges with this woman. this is jill kelly. she has been described as unpaid social liaison down in florida. she also happens to be the same woman who if investigators say received harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. allegedly had an affair with former cia director david patraeus. >> the scandal as ensnared one of the most powerful figures. general john allen. he was slated to takeover as the head of the u.s. command and nato forces in europe. put on hold because of a littles he engaged in inappropriate e-mail exchanges with jill kelly. a family friend of former are director david patraeus. traveling overnight to australia. his spokesman confirmed the investigation. >> today the secretary directed that the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense fo
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Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
have mentioned, john kerry. problem there, a special election in a few months in massachusetts. scott brown just defeated, he could turn around and run for that seat. it's not a slam dunk. i think that -- >> which would give the republicans -- >> yeah. so going to be considerations if he picks somebody from the senate to fill these slots. >> leon panetta, likely to depart. who might remace him? >> i think it's a tough job to find a good replacement. there's all kinds of people who have been in top positions, mullen, who has been the joint chiefs of staff. there are people who get mentioned. but the thing i think with the panetta decision and the timing is sort of critical there. if we're facing the potential for a military showdown with iran, we're facing a lot of other iran situations, a lot of other tense situations around the world, it's quite possible that panetta gets drafted to stay a little bit longer until some of these situations are worked out. tim geithner is another example, treasury secretary. while we have a fiscal cliff situation, this debt limit crisis a few mon
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
profile cia director is gone because of a sex scandal. and john allen is under investigation for e-mails he sent to a patraeus family friend. he got backing from his immediate boss. >> no one should leap to conclusions. general allen is doing an excellent job in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence. >> one prominent conservative is questioning the conduct of the fbi in both cases. >> let me begin with general allen who is smeared by an investigation who got out of control. no reason to believe he did anything inappropriate. >> and some who see this as a distraction. an investigation into what happened in libya back in september. the new acting director of the cia briefed some law makers yesterday. and while the president did face occasional questions about it on the campaign trail, he may be pressed to further splaen exactly what his administration new. and that approaching fiscal cliffs. tax cuts hitting at the end of the year. >> and we've known about this fiscal cliff for sometime. the president today may stake out a bargaining position. in washington, fox ne
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
impact higher taxes would have on hiring. but house speaker john boehner is shown a willingness to raise revenue if it involves simplifying the tax system. not just raising rates. >> for the purposes of bipartisan agreement, we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> and the reaction already from the markets. the dow fell in a big way yesterday. that's due to things happening overseas but also has to do with the approaching fiscal cliff. in washington, fox news. >> president obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >>
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
against the rocket attacks. >>> company founder john mcafee, the creator is still wanted on suspicion of murder. >> now, he has gone into hiding fearing someone is out to murder him. tells us why. >> reporter: police have labeled john mcafee a person of interest in a murder. lived next to the software company founder. his body was discovered inside his two story home with a gun shot wound to the head. >> he was lying on the floor covered in blood. >> he says he's in hiding and fears for his life. he's trying to stay one step ahead of a police unit who wants to kill him. >> to put myself in their hands is. beat me until i commit and then execute me. >> he denies killing his neighbor but the two have had differences. had a dispute over several dogs beachside villa. and i did not kill him. good lord. i can't concede myself doing this. if i'm a suspect why are they arresting my friends? my caretaker? my housekeeper? my security guard. >> the town mayor is coming to his defense. >> very nice person. friendly. made a donation and to the police force based on equipment. but as far
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Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
of the software company mcaffee says he is in hiding fearing for his life. john is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he was found inside his home with a gun shot wound to the head over the weekend. police say they want to question mcaffee but he says police want to kill him. he admits the two had their difference. >> i did not kill him. good lord. i just can't concede in myself doing anything like this. if i'm a suspect, why are they arresting my friends? why did they army caretaker, my housekeeper. my security guard. >> this is not mcafee's first one in with the law. earlier this year police raided his home after he was accused holding firearms most of which were found to be licensed. >> new this morning a delay in the trial of james holmes, the accused gunman in the movie theater massacre in colorado. he was supposed to appear in court toy but a judge granted his team a delay after holmes was rushed to the hospital as serious but undisclosed the condition. there are reports holmes has tried several times to take his own life. he is accused of opening fire du
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Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
headed for another recession. has to do with the bush era tax cuts. $440 billion worth. john boehner says he is open with putting politics aside and making a deal with the president. they have until january 1st from preventing the economy from going over that cliff. another issue for the president is appointing a new secretary of state. clinton is not expected to return but may stay a few weeks after the president is sworn in again. >> election officials in virginia are considering changes after long lines force some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is considering switching from the touch screen mondays to optical scans. turn out was less than in 2004 or 2008. there were complaints about long lines and registration issues. now investigating the voting problems there. >> other top stories, gabby giffords will meet her shooter today. face-to-face with the man who shot her in the head at close range. he is due in court this morning for the first time. he pleaded guilty in august to the shooting and find out his sentence later today. >>> a disturbing attack in falls ch
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
statue. the unveiling is at 11:30 this morning. does john stewart have a statue? >> i have to look it up. that's amazing if -- because if you don't remember, he used to be one of the correspondents on the jon stewart show and got his own show. >> good for him. that's great. >> i'm waiting for you to go in, tony. i'm going to be there. >> keep waiting. >>> a family fun event to get you into the holiday spirit. >> holly good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's never too early to start thinking about decorating your christmas tree, especially when you talk about christmas trees decorated for good causes. that's what the junior league of northern virginia's enchanted forest is all about. we are live amid the trees this morning. that's all live coming up on fox 5 morning news. stay with us. we can otally s eeou. come n you're br than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than antelop
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
petraeus, president obama is backing the top commander in afghanistan. general john allen is denying he had any kind of sexual relationship with jill kelley. she is the tampa socialite who triggered the investigation by reporting threatening edmonton mails from paula broadwell. broadwell appear driver's license was found in rock creek park by a jogger. park police alerted the fbi and will hold it for 90 days unless broadwell claims it. aims it. >> i would say two things. one, it is up to congress to make decisions about who is called to testify but the president is confident that acting director morel is fully formed and capable of representing the cia in a hearing about the incidents in benghazi. >> the senate intelligence commit i don't will hold a closed door hearing today looking into the petraeus scandal and the libya consulate attack. >>> a chaotic scene on a mass transit bus not far from our area, coming up next. >> this fight wasn't between two passengers. it was passenger versus bus driver. details of what set this off as we check more headlines. adline >>> look at this. this
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
general in afghanistan is implicated. the pentagon says general john allen apparently had inappropriate communication with the woman linked to the scandal. as fox's ainsley earhart reports, the fbi is busy with multiple investigations. >> reporter: fbi agents searching the home of paula broadwell, the woman whose affair with general david petraeus led to his resignation as the cia director. the agents went to her house in charlotte, north carolina on monday night. some of the general's former staff members and friends reportedly shocked that this woman was sending e-mails warning jill kelley to stay away from him. now, john allen is under investigation. defense secretary leon pan eight said he ordered an investigation of general allen on monday. the secretary who is a former cia director also talking about general petraeus' resignation. he says, quote, i think he took the right step and i think it is important when you are director of the cia with all the challenges that fess you in that position that personal integrity comes first and foremost. general petraeus was schedu
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> all right. later on this morning, the city of ft. worth, texas will pay tribute to president john f. kennedy. he visited the city right before his assassination in dallas in 1963. >>> help is on the way after superstorm standee thanks to one the girl and what she saw on television. >> we have weather and traffic coming up. -- after superstorm sandy thanks to one little girl and what she saw on television.  >>> welcome back. the commute getting under way here pretty soon. we're taking a live look at our metrobus location right over around the corner, western avenue and the buses will be really busy today as you can imagine, the middle of the work woke. students from some northern virginia schools have partnered with some truckers to help victims of superstorm sandy. the sole interiors this from chester brook elementary school and other northern virginia schools dropped off donated items. truckers from the american trucking association drove the goods to staten island, new york and new jersey. >> it started out as we were watching the concert for new york on friday night like a lo
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> local veterans gathered for a service in arlington sunday. the john lion vfw post 3150 worked with the american legion to honor those who have served in the mull triincluding a #- year-old marine killed in combat this year. lauren demarco was there. >> reporter: it is directly across from popular restaurants like spider kelly's and the clarendon ballroom. hundreds of of people walk through this unare section every day but few realize the significance of a structure here. the clarendon war memorial honors veterans native to arlington who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. >> today, we recognize with pride all veterans who have served honorably, both past and present. >> reporter: this veterans day, members of the military, their families and loved ones gathered at the memorial. in addition, a special wreath was laid in honor of lance corporal nile cody sears, the first arlingtonian to die this year. >> he wrote poetry and read physic textbooks for fun and his mother says he was a musical genius. >> a restless spirit, i have to say. i think that is
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
investigating the top american commander in afghanistan. general john allen is accused of inappropriate communications with jill kelley. kelley is the woman who reportedly received a threatening e-mail from paula broadwell. news of her affair with petraeus led to his resignation as the head of the cia last friday. the fbi is said to be looking at thousands of documents and e- mails detailing communication between kelley and allen. >> the fbi is also working on a time line of the fair between broadwell and petraeus and how long officials may have known about it before word got out. yesterday, agents were at broadwell's home in charlotte, income np a spokeswoman would not comment on what the agents were doing at the home. >>> congress returns to work today, no doubt at the top of the agenda is avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. president obama and vice president biden will be meeting with leaders from the labor community today to discuss ways to keep the economy growing and find the balanced approach to reduce the federal deficit. efi >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown wille u.s
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
but then he became president. >> right, he ran out of tomb. >> and then -- >> john reporter's notebook feller apparently had his own sprawling mansion so he didn't need it. >> i imagine with the name rockefeller, that is probably the case. >> if you get a chance, you too can walk outside the gate and peek inside. >> maybe now we'll get an invite. >> that would be nice. >> if you are hanging around on the outside, i think the security might be -- >> got to keep it moving. >> wish we could see it up close. close. >> have you toured the vice president's mansion? >> no, i have not. i haven't been creepy either and stood outside looking. >> i walked past it. >> that was tucker barnes. he walks up and down. comes back. >> i kept it moving. >> and then tucker tries to play it off like it is a new dance move. i'm in the buying it. >> neither was security. >> exactly. all right. on the roads, what we are anticipating to be a lighter than usual traffic volume day, it is kind of shaping up to get kind of busy out there. found the accident northbound on the outer loop of the beltway, befo
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
campaign promise to raise taxes on wealthier americans. house speaker john boehner says old differences should not block new compromise. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, it is a mandate for us to find a way to work together on the solutions to the challenges that we all face as a nation. and my message today is not one of confrontation but one of conviction. >> reporter: but the big question facing capitol hill now is if the president's re- election victory gives him new leverage with congress or if the same old tug of war remains. and while the president talked a lot on the campaign trail about raising taxes on the wealthy, this fiscal cliff could affect americans on all income levels from the unemployed who could risk losing benefits to working americans who could see possible rise in payroll attacks. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. x 5 new >>> in this morning's other top stories now, police in fairfax county are stepping up that are search of a serial fondler. police say they are now using undercover officers to track him down. here is a sketch of the sus
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
future hearings. john alhelp was named as the taringest a pentagon investigation involving flirt ashes e-mails with the woman who helped park the investigate into petraeus' affair. -- flirtatious e-mails with the woman who helped spark the investigation into petraeus' affair. >>> the alleged mistress of petraeus was seen in the district. paula broadwell's brother lives in the d.c. area. >>> the petraeus scandal sure to come up during a presidential news conference this afternoon. it is the first news conference since president obama was re- elected. also on tap, the fiscal cliff. president obama is meeting with business leader at the white house again today. and this comes as we could get word of another change at the top. house minority leader nancy pelosi will announce her future in congress later on this morning. so big news ahead today on the hill. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
antismoking event. >>> john mcafee in hiding and a person of interest in a murder. >> mcafee says police are out to kill him. we'll hear more of what he has to say as we check more head hiewns. -- headlines. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. . >>> new this morning. more deadly violence in the middle east. militants hit back and killed three israelis in a rocket tax today. the deaths are the first in israel since it launched an operation on wednesday. -- in a rocket attack today. eleven palestinians including two children and seven militants were killed. a major weapons storable was also destroyed. destroyed. -- storage was also destroyed. >>> the founder of the software company mcafee says he is now in hiding in belize fearing for his life. he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor, fellow american gregory fall. he was found inside his home with a gunshot wound to the head. police in belize
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
run for the seat. he johns a race that already includes attorney general ken cuccinelli and lieutenant governor bill bowling, both republicans. >>> an emotional moment for president obama at the end of a very long run. wednesday, while thanking the staff at his campaign headquarters in chicago, he cried. >> what you guys have down proves that the work that i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud and -- [applause] >> in counting the popular vote, president obama beat mitt romney by about three million ballots cast. the romney camp was reportedly shocked on election night as returns came n a senior advisor tells cbs news they were confident they were going to win. romney was described as stoic when he conceded the race to the president in a phone call. >>> back to the president crying, i got to imagine the stress of that race and going through all of that and then you just are at that moment where you're so thankful for the support and everything. i can imagine it would make you want to cry too. >> i allot of hard work. >> not a job that i would ever
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